UK basketball target Cliff Omoruyi cuts his list

 Posted by at 2:46 PM on November 26, 2019  Comments Off on UK basketball target Cliff Omoruyi cuts his list
Nov 262019
 

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Four-star center Cliff Omoruyi trimmed his list from 13 schools to eight possibilities Tuesday.

Omoruyi — a 6-foot-11 prospect from Nigeria — is now considering Kentucky, Arizona State, Auburn, Memphis, Miami, NC State, Rutgers and UConn. The five schools that were on his previous list but have now been cut are Louisville, Maryland, Pittsburgh, St. John’s and Temple.

Kentucky extended a scholarship offer to Omoruyi earlier this year. He attends the same New Jersey high school that produced Kahlil Whitney and Isaiah Briscoe. He is not expected to make a college decision until the spring.

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Another basketball recruit in 2020 class gets UK offer

 Posted by at 3:40 PM on April 12, 2019  Comments Off on Another basketball recruit in 2020 class gets UK offer
Apr 122019
 

UK has extended a scholarship offer to four-star center Clifford Omoruyi, according to Rivals.com basketball recruiting analyst Corey Evans.

Omoruyi — a 6-foot-11, 240-pound prospect from Nigeria — was a junior this past season at Roselle Catholic (N.J.), making him a high school teammate of UK commitment Kahlil Whitney, one of the top recruits in the 2019 class. John Calipari was at the school Friday for a basketball camp.

Rivals.com ranks Omoruyi as the No. 56 overall prospect in the 2020 class. Syracuse, Florida, Virginia and UConn are among the schools that have already extended offers to Omoruyi, who will be among the top frontcourt players to watch this summer.

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